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Tonique Cuisine

Grilled Red Snapper Filet, Salsa Fresca

Last time I went to Spa Eastman, I had this amazing Red Snapper and asked the Chef to share his recipe with you. So welcome to the world of delicious & healthy gastronomy“! Prep Time: 20 min Cooking Time: 7 min Portions: 6 30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil 4 shallots, finely chopped Juice of one […]

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Events

« North America’s Greenest Spa? »

Isn’t it great? « North America’s Greenest Spa »: this is how the blog Traveling The Green Way titled its article on Spa Eastman. Here’s an extract from this article: « Recently, the spa won Eastern Townships’ Final of the Grands Prix du tourisme in “Sustainable Tourism” category. The spa has been a sustainable tourism forerunner […]

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Tonique Cuisine

Fine Cuisine Revolution: A Tribute to the Basics

Until March 1st, Montreal is hosting the 10th Montreal High Lights Festival. For this year Gourmet Program, the Festival welcomes Paris as honoured guest city. The honorary president is the unique Alain Passard, from Paris Restaurant L’Arpège (three stars in the Michelin guide). That’s what I call a highlight! Here’s what is said about him in his website: « Alain […]

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Lifestyle

"Hurry! I need to relax!"

I’ve just received Nadine’s comment and she says it just so perfectlly… I had a weird tender smile on my face while reading it. She expresses exactly what I felt when I received my first spa treatment ever, some 15 or 16 years ago, at Spa Eastman. I needed to relax so badly that the […]

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Lifestyle

Have a lovely, peaceful year!

I received this video from a friend on Facebook this morning. I don’t know where this musician comes from, I didn’t get a word of what he sings. But still, I was taken away for a perfect moment of peace just listening to it. So here it is, for you to enjoy. Take it as […]

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Tonique Cuisine

I’ll have a glass of wine please!

“Wine is the healthiest and most hygienic of beverages.” It’s not me that said it first: Louis Pasteur did, somewhere around 1860. Since then, numerous researches tend to prove that to. Recently, Quebec’s Collège des ambassadeurs du vin has awarded La Carte d’Or to Spa Eastman for the exceptional quality of its wine list. The […]

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Tonique Cuisine

Two layer chocolate & orange cake

Recently, I had guests for dinner. They were just about to leave for a nice 3 months on their sailboat. As I’ve experienced this two years ago, for a 8-month voyage, I know that you do not always feel like cooking cakes and spreading flour all over your little boat. So I decided to offer […]

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Exercices

Motivation to respect your work-out program

The main challenge we face, when starting some kind of a training program, is to stick to it after the first enthousiasm vanishes. Because it does… With a bit of luck, the enthousiasm will last for at least 3 to 4 weeks, which should be enough to get addicted to the boost of energy and pleasure […]

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Exercices

Walk, stretch and smile! A week-end celebration!

You would like to exercise a bit more? You don’t want it to hurt? You’re exactly like me. And I found what I like last week-end with the Walking program “A Step Towards Compostelle”. It is a hymn to walking, and a celebration of the beauty of Quebec’s forests.

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Events

Spa Eastman: Greener than ever!

Boy! Am I proud of “my” Spa Eastman these days! They received not one, not two, but three major recognitions for their “green” actions and environmental conciousness! Read about these prices here…